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Intention to Transfer

Through this service, an expatriate employee can announce his/her intention to change the employer or to prevent being moved to another Commercial Registration (CR) without notification. Once the notification is submitted, the current employer will be blocked from renewing the employee at the end of the work permit.

Service Conditions

Required Documents

Intention to Transfer Required Documents
No. Document Document Type
1 Expatriate employee's ID card (both sides) Copy
2 Expatriate employee's Passport Copy

Process Description

Physical Location

  1. Fill out the Expatriates Service Application Form PDF (1.14 MB) and submit all the required documents.
  2. Verifying the application by LMRA.
  3. Receiving approval from LMRA.

eService (Expatriate Services System)

  1. The worker should attach all the required documents and submit them through Expatriate Services System.
  2. Verifying the application by LMRA.
  3. Receiving approval from LMRA.

Legal Regulations

Processing Time

Service Access

Intention to Transfer Service Access
Service Counter Expatriate Services Directorate Riffa - Buhair and Mina Salman branches.
Expatriate Services System https://workers.lmra.gov.bh/

We are Happy to Serve you in Any of the Following Branches:

Branches
Branch Working Days Working Times Service Access (Appointment/ Walk in)
Riffa - Buhair Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment
Mina Salman Sunday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment

Application Forms/ Useful Documents

Expatriates Service Application Form PDF (1.14 MB)

Last Update: 23-05-2024.

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